Practice Area People Manager, Energy

Boston Consulting Group
Washington, DC
Jun 22, 2022
Jun 25, 2022
Full Time
WHAT YOU'LL DOAs a Practice Area People Manager within BCG's Energy Practice Area (PA), you will be sought as a thought partner, supporting leadership in setting the strategic people agenda and defining implementation activities for the business while also providing ad hoc support for priority initiatives across the PA. You will work closely with PA leadership, especially the PA People MDP, to advance priority people topics (eg, diversity, Energy PA purpose transformation) for the Energy team. You will manage the creation of and facilitate the implementation of the people plan, supporting Regional PALs on recruiting, staffing, career development and pipeline topics. You will also manage the internal communications pipeline and drive learning and affiliation activities.The Energy Practice Area is one of BCG's industry practices. Our work is at the forefront of the energy transition as we help our clients transform to meet the world's climate challenges, while continuing to provide reliable and affordable energy. Our clients include oil and gas majors, multinational utilities, renewable energy developers, and others across the full energy value chain.YOU'RE GOOD ATSelf-starting with a strong work ethic, entrepreneurial drive to work autonomously and in a multinational teamComplex project management with the ability to multi-task and drive advanced strategic analysis (beyond data) and leverage results for impactWorking closely to develop and enhance people initiatives - developing a plan to manage the people networks and support the success of consultants with the practice involvementAffiliation, communication and training - organizing internal/ external events and calls, develop agendas for meetings and preparing communication, coordinate calls, Virtual Trainings, LAB activities, own PA platforms, and develop PA internal communications / newsletters on regular basis.Earning the respect of a very senior cohort, all Managing Directors, that are remotely located, juggling the various priorities and viewpoints of the Leadership Team members, showing influence to compile inputs and opinions from the Leadership Team members, while still meeting demanding deadlinesWorking independently to identify need for, scope, gain endorsement and drive implementation of impactful people initiativesBring creativity and novel approaches to solving problemsOperating effectively in a matrix organization with the ability to prioritize and make decisionsYOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)5+ years of consulting experience or 8-10+ years of relevant industry experienceUniversity Advanced degree and demonstrated high academic achievement, strong preferredAbility to manage and drive area of accountabilities, contributing to higher level agenda settingAbility to resolve complex issues and non-defined problems autonomously, with full business acumenStrong interpersonal skills, credibilityAbility to influence senior members of the PA and beyondAbility to respect sensitive client, BCG, and people related information as personal and confidentialExcellent English skills (written and spoken)Advanced knowledge in Outlook, PowerPoint, and ExcelYOU'LL WORK WITHYou will work closely with the Global Energy Practice leadership and their leadership teams, when setting the strategic agenda and driving implementation. For additional tasks, you will collaborate with the regional people managers and staffers, Practice Area Coordinators, Sector Managers, HR and Marketing within the PA. Further interfaces exist with global and regional BCG functions and teams as needed.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONPractice Area Management & Operations team members keep BCG's industry and functional practice areas operating responsively and efficiently. As a member of this team, you will contribute directly to the success of our business through a number of roles, including content development, process management, marketing, meeting and conference management, and internal/external communications.

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